Town of Paradise

Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)

Mission Statement                                                                                  

The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program is a volunteer organization committed to assisting the Paradise Police Department in their goal of enhancing community safety, protecting life and property, reducing crime, and reducing the fear of crimes.  In conjuction with our mission, the role of every member of the Volunteers in Police Service is to promote public education and public awareness to create a safer community.

Each of our members commits to:
Ideals of integrity and compassion in providing assistance. Treating the public professionally, with dignity and respect.  Instill a spirit of optimism and social enjoyment in our members.  Strive to accomplish missions with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.  Provide a quality resource to the Paradise Police Department and our community.
Encourage community involvement, and reflect well as representatives of the Paradise Police Department and the members of the Volunteers in Police Service.

Volunteer in Police Services of the Year 
VIPS of the Year is selected by their peers, Officers, Dispatchers and Administration for the VIP of the Year award. This award recognizes an exceptional volunteer whose outstanding service contributes to improving the quality of life in our community. Due to the challenges of the current pace of Law Enforcement operations, volunteers are playing an increasing role in providing support and stability in our community. This award is presented to the recipient during the Volunteer recognition dinner held in December of each year. 


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